Software

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Software is a program or set of programs that run on computer hardware. Software allows you to do everything from playing games on your computer and writing papers on your computer.

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Software available employees

The following list of software is available for Gustavus Employees on Gustavus owned computers only. If you would like to install any of the following software on your machine, please contact the Technology Helpline. Windows user may also deploy software to their machine using the Windows Software Center.

Please note: Beginning in the 2014-2015 academic year, Gustavus Technology Services will no longer offer Symantec Endpoint Protection for installation on personally-owned computers. Campus network users (Windows) will still be required to have a functional antivirus program installed on their computer. These programs include Norton, Kaspersky, etc. On Windows 8 machines, the standard Windows Defender program is recommended.

Operating System
Windows 7 Enterprise x64
Macintosh OS X 10.9 (Maverick)
Application Windows Mac OSX
Adobe Acrobat X Professional X X
Adobe Contribute CS5 X X
Adobe InDesign CS6 X X
Adobe Photoshop CS6 X X
ArcGIS 10* X
Chemdraw 12 X
Labview 2011* X
Logger Pro X
Maple 16* X X
Mathcad 14* X
Mathematica 8 X X
MATLAB r1011a* X X
Microsoft Office 2010 X
Microsoft Office 2011 X
Symantec Endpoint Protection X
SPSS 19 X X
SigmaPlot 12* X
*Only available while connected to the on campus network.

Employees may also access software via the Virtual Lab

Windows Software Center

The Windows Software Center gives the employee the ability to deploy some of the software above on their machine. The instructions below will walk through the process of using the Software Center.

  1. First make sure there are no Windows updates or reboots pending on your machine. If your machine requires a reboot or if you are not sure, reboot your computer before proceeding. Note: The software deployment will fail if your machine requires a reboot.
  2. Close all open applications to avoid any conflicts with the software deployment.
  3. Click Start->All Programs->Microsoft System Center 2012->Configuration Manager->Software Center Sccmsoftcenter.PNG
  4. In the Software Center, select Available Software. This will list all the available software that can be deployed to your machine. Sccmsoftcenter2.PNG
  5. Select the checkbox next to the software you wish to deploy and click Install.
  6. Now wait for the software install to complete. This process may take a while as it downloads and installs the software. You may check the Installation Status or Installed Software tabs in the Software Center about the status of the installation.

Software available to students

The following list of software is available for students to install on their personally owned computers.

Please note: Beginning in the 2014-2015 academic year, Gustavus Technology Services will no longer offer Symantec Endpoint Protection for installation on personally-owned computers. Campus network users (Windows) will still be required to have a functional antivirus program installed on their computer. These programs include Norton, Kaspersky, etc. On Windows 8 machines, the standard Windows Defender program is recommended.

  • Gustavus Antivirus (Symantec Endpoint Protection)

Students may also access software via the Virtual Lab

Examples